FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 11th January 2008
The game between West Ham United and Fulham in the Premier League on Saturday, 12th January 2008 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Fulham face a trip to West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 38 games played, Cottagers have recorded 10 wins, and West Ham Utd. have come away with 19 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2007, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 13 Jan||West Ham Utd.||3 - 3||Fulham||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Fulham||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Mon 23 Jan||West Ham Utd.||2 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Sep||Fulham||1 - 2||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Tue 24 Feb||West Ham Utd.||0 - 3||Fulham||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||Fulham||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||FAC|
|2002/2003||Thu 26 Dec||West Ham Utd.||1 - 1||Fulham||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
West Ham United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.
The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Cottagers have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
West Ham Utd.'s 29 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Fulham are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 15 points from their 21 games thus far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||2||2||2||5||7||8|
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Hammers, as the Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|West Ham Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Fulham||Not won in previous 8 away matches.|
No win in the 10 most recent games.
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